Updated Dec 7, 2018Chatelaine
- PREHEAT oven to 400F. Lightly spray or brush an 8 x 8-in. baking pan with oil.
- WHISK flour with cornmeal, sugar, baking powder and salt in a large bowl. Whisk eggs with milk and butter in a medium bowl. Whisk into flour mixture. Scrape into prepared baking pan and smooth top.
- BAKE in centre of oven until top is lightly golden and a cake tester inserted into centre of bread comes out clean, 25 to 30 minutes.
Cornbread Baking Tip: For an old fashioned look, bake in a greased 8-in. cast iron skillet. Add about 25 min to baking time.
Good Morning Cornbread Muffins
Lightly oil a 12-cup muffin pan. Divide batter among cups. Bake in centre of 400F oven until tops are lightly golden, about 20 min.
Southwestern Spice Cornbread
Stir in 2 cups corn niblets, 1 cup grated sharp cheddar, 1/2 cup cooked, crumbled bacon (about 6 slices) and 1 finely chopped jalapeno into batter. Pour into baking pan. Bake in centre of 400F oven until top is lightly golden, about 40 min. Loosely tent foil over pan after 20 min to prevent over-browning.
Easy Tex-Mex Cornbread
Stir in 1/2 cup medium or hot salsa into batter. Pour into baking pan. Bake in centre of 400F oven until top is lightly golden, about 40 min. Loosely tent foil over pan after 20 min to prevent over-browning.